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06 March 2019

2019 KTM 790 Adventure and Adventure R

AMCN is in Erfoud, home to the Rally of Morocco, for the world launch of the new 2019 KTM 790 Adventure and Adventure R. Over the next two days we’ll be testing these beasts on the road and in the dunes in the company of Aussie rally royalty, so stay tuned to AMCN for Youngy’

Manufacture-news
05 March 2019

Harley-Davidson Electra Glide $34,495 rideaway

Press Release: Powered by the Milwaukee-Eight 107 engine, the new Electra Glide Standard is a salute to the authentic Harley-Davidson touring experience. Inspired by the unrivalled heritage of the Electra Glide name, it provides a raw fundamental touring experience inspired by Ha

Manufacture-news
03 March 2019

Suzuki’s radar love

Ducati stole the limelight in automotive autonomy earlier this month but Suzuki engineers are also working on making motorcyclists electronically more visible in traffic. Designs from a new patent application made in Japan show Suzuki’s ideas to fit motorcycles and even smal

Manufacture-news
02 March 2019

Electric motorcycles

Lightning Motorcycles’ LS-218 electric superbike, which has hit 350.8km/h at Bonneville, is claimed to be the fastest electric motorcycle on sale. But its starting price of $A54,000 is as scary as its top speed. However, it has announced an $A18,000 version available from Ma

Manufacture-news
01 March 2019

Suzuki’s Moto3 plans uncovered!

We’ve uncovered a treasure-trove of patent applications from Suzuki and one of the most interesting is a Moto3 design.

Manufacture-news
28 February 2019

KTM REVEALS PRICING FOR 2019 ADVENTURE MODELS

KTM Australia has released pricing for its 2019 adventure range including the all-new 790 Adventure R. Due to arrive in June this year, the 790 Adventure R will be priced at $22,695 ride away, while the less hardcore KTM 790 ADVENTURE will retail at $21,195 ride away. While

Manufacture-news
28 February 2019

Super Soco TS1200R electric motorcycle

Sampling Australia’s newest sub-$5K motorcycle.

Manufacture-news
27 February 2019

Triumph’s triple treat

All-new Rocket 3 leads Factory Custom range. Triumph’s TFC Rocket 3 provides more cubes and even bigger torque

Manufacture-news
27 February 2019

Kawasaki Z400 now available

The latest addition to Kawasaki’s Z Series, the Z400 was designed to be a real Supernaked machine. Developed in parallel with the 2018 Ninja 400, like its Ninja counterpart the new Z400 offers significantly improved performance care of all-new high-performance engine and chassi

Manufacture-news
26 February 2019

BMW wants to massage your bum

In the realm of truth being stranger than fiction comes news that BMW is developing a massage bike seat. And we have a copy of the design to prove it. It’s actually a simple design. An electric motor slowly turns a lobed shaft – looking much like a camshaft – that’s bu

Manufacture-news
25 February 2019

Next-generation Suzuki GSX-R1000 superbike

New patent applications from Suzuki suggest improved variable valve timing on its next-generation GSX-R1000 superbike.

Manufacture-news
24 February 2019

Jekyll and Hyde engines take on Euro5

Tough new Euro5 emissions limits are galvanising the world’s leading motorcycle engineers into action. Euro5 comes into effect in 2020 for new models and 2021 for existing models sold in the world’s biggest market. The challenge is to provide peak performance at high revs wit